The Resource Adele, Sean Smith

Adele, Sean Smith

Label
Adele
Title
Adele
Statement of responsibility
Sean Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adele touches the hearts of millions of people who love her for her music and share the real and honest emotion she brings to each and every song. In a cynical age, she is a phenomenon. In Adele, bestselling biographer Sean Smith talks to those close to her as he follows her astonishing journey to fame that began on the gritty streets of Tottenham. Through compelling new research and interviews, he reveals that there is far more to Adele than the superstar we all think we know. He uncovers the story of her complex family relationships; the ill-starred love affair between her mother and father; her devastation at the untimely death of her grandfather; and her seemingly unpromising future in a gang-ravaged area of South London. She found salvation at the BRIT School before a series of unhappy love affairs provided the inspiration for her record-breaking albums. He describes how she conquered America and how it all could have been ended by a dramatic vocal injury. Instead, she has made an amazing comeback and found personal happiness in a new relationship and becoming a mum. Intimate and revealing, Adele is the uplifting story of the woman with the most glorious voice in the world
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Sean
Dewey number
782.42164
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adele
  • Women singers
  • Women composers
Target audience
adult
Label
Adele, Sean Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (page 285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780008155612
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 401952
  • (HPL)264932
  • 401952
Label
Adele, Sean Smith
Publication
Note
First published: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (page 285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780008155612
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 401952
  • (HPL)264932
  • 401952

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